Volkswagen appoints Alexander Seitz to head Latam operations
The Volkswagen Group has appointed Alexander Seitz as Executive Chairman in Latin America, heading operations in 29 countries as of October.
Joining Volkswagen AG in 2005 when he headed Groupwide Procurement for powertrains, among others, Mr. Seitz has held exeuctive positions in purchasing, financing, and controlling for Volkswagen and SAIC VW Automotive since then, in addition to being on the Audi board of directors.
While the new Chairman will be leading operations out of the Brazilian state of São Paulo, Ciro Possobom will continue with the company's leadership in Brazil as COO.
Photo: Alexander Seitz (courtesy of Volkswagen)